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PM Narendra Modi interacts with Paralympic stars, says 'You all are ambassadors of the country'

PM Narendra Modi interacts with Paralympic stars, says ‘You all are ambassadors of the nation’ | Different Sports activities Information

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the valiant show of the Paralympians on the just lately concluded Tokyo Paralympics, which noticed India bag 19 medals on the occasion. The PM feels that the achievement unlocked by the para-athletes on the showpiece occasion will help in boosting India’s aspirations in sports activities. 
The Prime Minister, who hosted the Indian contingent at his residence earlier this week, mentioned he feels impressed by every and everybody.
The video of the meet has been launched and Zee Information additionally telecast a particular episode honouring the Paralympics, which had moments from the occasion. 
Interacting with our champions… #Paralympics https://t.co/IKVreoh5f3
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 12, 2021
“Your achievement will considerably enhance the morale of your entire sporting neighborhood within the nation, and budding sportspersons will really feel inspired to come back ahead to take up sports activities. This efficiency has led to consciousness about sports activities that’s growing by leaps and bounds within the nation,” PM Modi advised your entire contingent. 
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The Prime Minister additionally hailed the spirit of the 54-member contingent, stating: “A real sportsperson doesn’t get slowed down by defeat or victory, and retains on shifting ahead. You all are ambassadors of the nation, and you’ve got elevated the status of the nation on the world stage by means of your exceptional efficiency.”
Throughout the meet, the Prime Minister interacted with each member, who additionally thanked Modi, for uplifting sports activities and helped them acquire recognition. 
In Pics | PM Narendra Modi hosts Indian Paralympic contingent
Many additionally gifted their sporting equipments to the PM and a stole was additionally offered to him, which had signatures if of all of the medalists.
India, who’s maiden journey to the Paralympics was in 1968, had gained simply 12 medals till the earlier version held at Rio in 2016. Nevertheless, the medal graph witnessed a meteoric rise and went on to carry residence 19 medals (5 gold, 8 silver, and 6 bronze). Out of a complete of 162 taking part nations, India completed twenty fourth within the general medal tally.
The Gold medalists from the Indian contingent at Tokyo Paralympics had been: Avani Lekhara in Ladies’s 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1, Pramod Bhagat in Males’s singles SL3 badminton, Krishna Nagar in Males’s singles SH6 badminton, Sumit Antil in Males’s Javelin Throw F64, and Manish Narwal in Combined 50m Pistol SH1.
Silver medalists had been: Bhavinaben Patel in Ladies’s Singles Class 4 Desk Tennis, Singhraj Adhana in Combined 50m Pistol SH1, Yogesh Kathuniya in Males’s Discus F56, Nishad Kumar in Males’s Excessive Bounce T47, Mariyappan Thangavelu in Males’s Excessive Bounce T63, Praveen Kumar in Males’s Excessive Bounce T64, Devendra Jhajharia in Males’s Javelin F46, and, Suhas Yathiraj in Males’s Singles Badminton SL4.
Bronze medalists had been: Avani Lekhara in Ladies’s 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1, Harvinder Singh in Males’s Particular person Recurve Archery, Sharad Kumar in Males’s Excessive Bounce T63, Sundar Singh Gurjar in Males’s Javelin Throw F46, Manoj Sarkar in Males’s Singles Badminton SL3, and Singhraj Adhana in Males’s 10m Air Pistol SH1.
The data made by the Indian medallists are as follows: Sumit Antil – World File in F64 Males’s Javelin (Gold), Avani Lekhara – Equalled the World File and made a Paralympic File in R2 Ladies’s 10m Air Standing SH1 (Gold), Manish Narwal – Paralympic File in P4 Combined 50m Pistol SH1 (Gold), Nishad Kumar – Asian File in Males’s Excessive Bounce T47 (Silver), and Praveen Kumar – Asian File in Males’s Excessive Bounce T64 (Silver).  

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